The top screen is black in some Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask puzzles


Hey guys, I started playing Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask on Citra, the game works fine except in the puzzles. In most of them I have the top screen black and it prevent me from solving the puzzles. Hope you can help me. Thanks.

System Information

  • Operating System: Mac OS monterey 12.7
  • CPU: 1,8 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 6000 1536 MB
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): Citra Nightly 2022
  • Game: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar):

What I have :

What I should have :

(screenshot from

(its not only this puzzle, I have the same issue with many more puzzles in this game)

Everything else from the game works fine, it’s only the puzzles

Diagnostic Log

citra_log.txt (25.2 KB)

System Information for Support

Client Version                               Nightly 2022  HEAD-ac9d72a
Operating System                             macOS Monterey (12.7)
CPU                                          Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5350U CPU @ 1.80GHz | AVX2 | FMA
Graphics API                                 Unknown (?)
Graphics Renderer                            ?
GPU Driver Version                           ?
CPU JIT                                      [x]
Hardware Shader                              [x]
Hardware Shader, Accurate Multiplication     [x]
Shader JIT                                   [x]
System Region                                -1
Shader Disk Cache                            [x]

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